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Principal Electrical Engineer

  • Location: Surrey, KT12 4RZ
  • Salary: Competative
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 29 days ago

  • Sector: Oil, Gas and Petrochemical
  • Contact: Joanna Davies
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01942 323277
  • Duration: 12 months, but likely to be extended
  • Start Date: 2022-07-18
  • Expiry Date: 17 August 2022
  • Job Ref: 1042066

Working with a large engineering consultancy, NRL are looking to recruit a Senior / Principal Electrical Engineer on a contract basis for work in the Oil & Gas industry.

The Role:

This position is accountable for the following end results:

  1. Leading execution of all elements of the electrical scope of work on a range of proposals and projects executed in the EMEAI region, reporting to the Electrical Engineering Manager

  2. Coordinating the efforts of the Electrical Designers

  3. Providing input to Air Products electrical design standards

  4. Developing new suppliers and outsourcing partners

  5. Defining future and improving existing execution models for electrical engineering scope

You will need:

  1. Minimum of degree level qualification in Electrical Engineering; you should be either a Chartered Engineer or actively pursuing Chartered Engineer status with the appropriate Institute

  2. Proven experience in electrical power engineering working in a design function within the process design industry

  3. Some experience in a supervisory position with budget responsibility

  4. Demonstrated understanding of large motors (induction and synchronous) in the range of 1-10MW; experience with larger motors (10MW up) will be a plus

  5. Experience in specification and procurement of low, medium and high voltage Switchgear, Power transformers and Power electronics (LCI's, VSD's and Thyristor Controllers)

  6. An ability to work with software packages for analysis of power systems ( e.g. SKM Powertools or ETAP)

What’s in it for you?:

  • Competitive hourly rate (inside IR35)

  • Initial 12 month contract

NRL connect global engineering companies with the right people to bring their projects to life. As we progress your application our team of talented recruiters will be on hand to support you to secure your next role.

We welcome applications from every walk of life, and are committed to driving diversity and inclusion within the industries we support. That’s why our Member Committed to Diversity status with the Association of Professional Staffing Companies is so important to us.

For temporary workers and contractors opting to work with us through our Pay As You Earn (PAYE) payroll service, we’re delighted to offer a wealth of benefits including access to virtual and telephone GP appointments 24/7, health and wellness resources, gym discounts and retail savings.